July 31, 2018: EU, HMT amend 8 DPRK sanctions designations

Yesterday, Her Majesty’s Treasury (HMT) implemented Council Implementing Regulation (EU) No 2018/1074 by amending the following 8 individual North Korean sanctions program designations:

1. HYON Chol-Hae

DOB: –/–/1934. POB: Manchuria, China a.k.a: HYON, Chol, Hae Position: Deputy Director of the General Political Department of the Korean People’s Armed Forces (military adviser to Kim Jong Il) Korean People’s Army Marshal since April 2016. Other Information: Annex XV EU Listing not UN. Korean People’s Army Marshal since April 2016. Former Deputy Director of the General Political Department of the Korean People’s Army (military adviser to late Kim Jong Il) Listed on: 30/12/2009 Last Updated: 15/09/2017 31/07/2018 Group ID: 11030.

2. PAK Jae-gyong

DOB: –/–/1933. a.k.a: (1) CHAE-KYONG (2) PAK, Jae, Gyong Passport Details: 554410661 Position: Deputy Director of the General Political Department of the People’s Armed Forces and Deputy Director of the Logistics Bureau of the People’s Armed Forces (military adviser to Kim Jong Il) Other Information: Annex XV. EU listing. Not UN. Former Deputy Director of the General Political Department of the People’s Armed Forces and former Deputy Director of the Logistics Bureau of the People’s Armed Forces (military adviser to late Kim Jong Il) Listed on: 30/12/2009 Last Updated: 15/09/2017 31/07/2018 Group ID: 11036.

3. KIM Jong-gak

Title: Vice Marshal DOB: 20/07/1941. POB: Pyongyang, DPRK a.k.a: KIM, Jong, Gak Position: Vice Marshal in the army of the DPRK Korean People’s Army, rector of the Military University of Kim Il-Sung. Other Information: Annex XV EU Listing not UN. Former Director of the General Political Department of the Korean People’s Army. Former Member of the Central Military Commission of the Workers Party of Korea. Responsible for supporting or promoting the DPRK’s nuclear-related, ballistic-missile-related or other weapons of mass destruction related programmes. Listed on: 20/05/2016 Last Updated: 15/09/2017 31/07/2018 Group ID: 13364.

4. KIM Won-hong

Title: General DOB: 07/01/1945. POB: Pyongyang, DPRK a.k.a: KIM, Won, Hong Passport Details: No: 745310010 Position: General Director of the State Security Department, Minister of State Security First Deputy Director of the General Political Department of the Korean People’s Army. Other Information: Annex XV. EU Listing, Not UN. Former Director of the State Security Department, former Minister of State Security. Member of the Central Military Commission of the Workers Party of Korea & National Defence Commission. Responsible for supporting or promoting the DPRK’s nuclear-related, ballistic-missile-related or other weapons of mass destruction-related-programmes. Listed on: 20/05/2016 Last Updated: 15/09/2017 31/07/2018 Group ID: 13366.

5. SON Chol-ju

Title: Colonel General a.k.a: SON, Chol, Ju Position: Colonel General of the Korean People’s Armed Forces, Deputy Director responsible for organisation of the Korean People’s Army. & Political Director of the Air & Anti-air Forces. Other Information: Annex XV EU Listing, Not UN. Former Political Director of the Air & Anti-air Forces. Responsible for supporting or promoting the DPRK’s nuclear- related, ballistic-missile-related or other weapons of mass destruction-related programmes. Listed on: 20/05/2016 Last Updated: 15/09/2017 31/07/2018 Group ID: 13368.

6. DJANG Tcheul Hy

DOB: 11/05/1950. POB: Kangwon a.k.a. (1) JANG, Tcheul-hy (2) JANG, Cheul-hy (3) JANG, Chol-hy (4) DJANG, Cheul-hy (5) DJANG, Chol-hy (6) DJANG, Tchoul-hy (7) KIM, Tcheul-hy Other Information: Annex XV. EU listing. Not UN. DJANG Tcheul Hy has been involved together with her husband KIM Yong Nam, her son KIM Su Gwang and her daughter-in-law KIM Kyong Hui in a pattern of deceptive financial practices which could contribute to the DPRK’s nuclear-related, ballistic- missile-related or other weapons of mass destruction-related programmes. She was the owner of several bank accounts in the Union which were opened by her son KIM Su Gwang in her name. She was also involved in several bank transfers from accounts from her daughter-in-law KIM Kyong Hui to bank accounts outside the Union. Listed on: 20/04/2018 Last Updated: 20/04/2018 31/07/2018 Group ID: 13663.

7. KIM Su Gwang

DOB: 18/08/1976. POB: Pyongyang, DPRK a.k.a: (1) KIM, Son-Kwang (2) KIM, Sou-Gwang (3) KIM, Soukwang (4) KIM, Sou-Kwang (5) KIM, Su-Kwang (6) KIM, Su-gwang (7) KIM, Son-gwang Position: Diplomat, DPRK Embassy, Belarus Other Information: Annex XV. EU listing. Not UN. KIM Su Gwang has been identified by the Panel of Experts as an agent of the Reconnaissance General Bureau, an entity which has been designated by the United Nations. He and his father KIM Yong Nam have been identified by the Panel of Experts as engaging in a pattern of deceptive financial practices which could contribute to the DPRK’s nuclear-related, ballistic-missile-related or other weapons of mass destruction-related programmes. KIM Su Gwang has opened multiple bank accounts in several Member States, including under family members’ names. He has been involved in various large bank transfers to bank accounts in the Union or to accounts outside the Union while working as a diplomat, including to accounts in the name of his spouse KIM Kyong Hui. Listed on: 20/04/2018 Last Updated: 20/04/2018 31/07/2018 Group ID: 13664.

8. JON Chol Young

DOB: 30/04/1975. a.k.a. JON, Chol, Yong Passport Details: Passport Number. 563410192 Position: Diplomat DPRK Embassy Angola Other Information: Annex XVI EU Listing not UN. Representative in Angola of Green Pine Associated Corporation and DPRK diplomat accredited to Angola. Listed on: 22/01/2018 Last Updated: 23/01/2018 31/07/2018 Group ID: 13589.

Links:

HMT Notice

Council Implementing Regulation (EU) No 2018/1074

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